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Opportunity Now Graduates Recognized

Opportunity Now Graduates Recognized

The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office presented its 18th class for its Opportunity Now Re-Entry Program for inmates during a graduation ceremony September 6, 2022 at the Sherman Walker Correctional Facility in LaPlace. Sheriff Mike Tregre congratulated the 14 graduates...

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Sheriff Tregre Visits Second Graders

Sheriff Tregre Visits Second Graders

Sheriff Mike Tregre was happy to spend the morning of September 7, 2022 , speaking to second graders at Riverside Academy in Reserve. Sheriff Tregre spoke to the children about personal safety and “stranger danger.” He also stressed to the children that police...

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SJSO Partners with LFCU to Pack the Pirogue

SJSO Partners with LFCU to Pack the Pirogue

Sheriff Mike Tregre and the SJSO was happy to partner once again with Louisiana Federal Credit Union for the 2022-23 Pack the Pirogue campaign to provide school supplies to students in the River Parishes. Sheriff Mike Tregre and Deputies Ingrid Perrilloux, Ashley...

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Officers Receive Award of Excellence

Officers Receive Award of Excellence

Captain Brandon Barlow and Lieutenant Carolina Pineda of the St. John Parish Sheriff's Office were honored with the Award of Excellence at the International Homicide Investigations Association’s training conference August 11, 2022 in New Orleans. With Cpt. Barlow and...

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New SWAT Complex Opens

New SWAT Complex Opens

The St. John Sheriff’s Office held an official opening ceremony for a new tactical training facility on Monday, August 8, 2022 at Patrol Headquarters in LaPlace. This new 6,000 sq. ft. facility, built behind patrol headquarters, replaces the 18-year-old training area...

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Training in Body-Worn Camera Underway

Training in Body-Worn Camera Underway

Patrol officers with the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office are now equipped with body-worn cameras after Sheriff Mike Tregre purchased a program to equip, train, provide software, and storage at a total cost of $3.9 million over 5 years. The cost of...

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School Resource Officers Recognized

School Resource Officers Recognized

School Resource Officers Darlene Cooper, from left, Jacqueline Gabriel and Chris Crawford, along with Captain Greg Baker, were honored at the St. John School Board’s meeting August 4, 2022 at Lake Pontchartrain Elementary in LaPlace. With them are School Board member...

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Sgt. Jonathan Walker Receives Valor Award

Sgt. Jonathan Walker Receives Valor Award

Sgt. Jonathan Walker has been named the recipient of the Louisiana Sheriffs Association's 2021 Deputy Sheriff Valor Award. Michael Ranatza, executive director of the Louisiana Sheriffs Association, recently presented the award to Walker. Pictured with them is Sheriff...

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